Stan Kong

ArtCenter At Night


A renowned design educator, consultant and design advocate, Stan has inspired and influenced generations of individuals to pursue an education in design that have gone on to become successful leaders in companies throughout the world. Stan is GradID Faculty Director, a core member of the faculty and teaches in Art Center’s Public Programs. He was formerly Head of the Product Design Program at Pasadena City College. A founding Co-Chair of the alumni scholarship fundraising group, Legacy Circle, he also serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Armory Center for the Arts and the Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust Board of Trustees. Stan’s many honors include ArtCenter’s “Outstanding Service Alumni Award”, the NAACP Ruby McKight Williams Arts Award, the Institute of Education Service Award, the Risser “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” Award, and the Los Angeles County Cherry Blossom Festival “Teachers Making a Difference” Award. Stan Kong has a B.S. in Product Design from ArtCenter College of Design (83-02).


  • ACX-086-01: Product Design: Basics
  • ACX-087-01: Product Design: Process
  • ACX-139-01: Sketching for Designers